The Vitara Brezza, Maruti’s one of the recent biggest hits has now, thanks to an overwhelming response from customers, crossed the 1 lakh sales mark in India. Launched in the year 2016, soon after being showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Vitara Brezza has so far received more than 2 lakh bookings.

The demand for this compact SUV is such that currently the waiting period for the same stands in excess of 24 weeks. The major reason for such a monumental success of the Vitara Brezza in India has been it highly competitive price tag due to its highly localized nature and a feature loaded package. The Vitara Brezza is priced at INR 7.19 lakh for the base model while the prices for the top of the line trim retails at

The Vitara Brezza is currently only offered with a diesel derivative which is a 1.3-litre DDiS unit churning out 89Bhp along with 200Nm of peak torque. The transmission responsibilities are handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox. The engine offers a segment highest fuel economy of 24.3km/l, another major factor for such a huge demand of this SUV. Do Read: New Vitara Brezza off set crash test certified by Maruti Suzuki itself: Report

Apart from being practical and fuel efficient, the Vitara Brezza has also been quite stylish and attractive with its design language. Maruti Suzuki currently offers the same with a host of customization packages included in these are 500 different accessories. Do Read: Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Vitara Brezza become more expensive in India

Thanking customers on the occasion, Mr. R S Kalsi, Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki said, “Vitara Brezza has been a game changer for Maruti Suzuki. With its bold and sporty looks, contemporary interiors and feature-rich character, Vitara Brezza has addressed all parameters that customers expect from a compact SUV. Based on customer demand for personalization we introduced the ICreate customization portfolio in Vitara Brezza. We are delighted that the new age customers have liked this overwhelmingly. We thank all our customers who have chosen Vitara Brezza and have enabled us to attain leadership position amongst compact SUVs.”